Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) 2016 LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme

 Employment Nigeria 26-Aug-2016 NIGERIA , Scholarship Award  


The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) announces the commencement of the 2016 LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme specifically targeted at youths in Ogoniland.

LiveWIRE is a youth enterprise development programme supported by the SPDC JV.  The programme aims to inspire, encourage and support young entrepreneurs aged 18-35 to start their own businesses through the provision of training and startup finance.

POSITION : 2016 LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme


The LiveWIRE programme objectives are to:

  • Enable youths to establish businesses by providing business planning and management skills through the ‘Become a Successful Business Owner Course’.
  • Provide business startup grants for candidates with the best business plans. 
  • Link successful candidates to third parties like banks, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and allied financial institutions.
  • Provide a volunteer mentoring programme for successful candidates.

Programme Content                       

  • Pre-startup:- Value and Organise Yourself (VOY)
  • Bright Ideas workshop
  • Business Planning & Management (Become a Successful Business Owner)
  • Business Startup (How to access finance & technology)
  • Post startup (Mentoring, Incubation, Market linkages) 

Applications Eligibility

  • Male and female applicants who are indigenes of communities in the following 4 Ogoni LGAs in Rivers State:  Eleme, Tai, Gokana, and Khana aged between 18-35;
  • Must possess a university degree or HND
  • Must possess the  NYSC discharge certificate or certificate of exemption;
  • Must be resident in Rivers State;
  • Must have an innovative business idea; and
  • Must desire to own and manage a business.


Important Notes

  • SPDC does not demand payment from applicants. The application is entirely FREE of charge.
  • SPDC does not assign ‘Representatives’/‘Agents’ to assist in the application process.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email


Sorry the application deadline for this job has elapsed





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8/16/16, 2:03 PM Anonymous
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Enterprise venture is the key to genuine socioeconomic development that drives the economic mainstream of any nation & whatever is invested to Jumpstart & galvanise its' sustainability, is not only noble, but a strategic actionable decision in the right direction. Kudos to SPDC & it joint venture partners for this Collaboration partnership forthright liveWire initiative, appropriately commencing with Ogoni as a succor to the people. Davis Jyte.









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