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Apply now for the Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE 2023 Program for Nigerian Entrepreneurs.

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Apply now for the Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE 2023 Program for Nigerian Entrepreneurs. LiveWIRE Nigeria is a youth development program supported by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC). The program will operate and cover the Niger Delta region and aims to inspire, encourage and support young people aged 18-35 to start up their businesses in the Nigerian states of Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Abia, Imo, and Akwa-Ibom.

The program will raise business awareness amongst final-year university students to encourage them to see starting a business as a valid career option. It will also assist youths to discover and develop business ideas through the Bright Ideas Workshops.

The program will be made available to youths who want to go on to start a business, business planning and management guidelines, and skills through the Become A Successful Owner Manager Course (BSOM). The program will provide a volunteer mentoring program for those who have completed the training course and decide. Mentors will come from oil & gas, banking, social voluntary sectors, etc.

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Eligibility and Requirements for the Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE

Participants must meet the following:

  • Participants must be aged 18-35 from the Niger Delta states.
  • Only participants with an innovative business idea can apply.
  • The program is available to youths with opportunities to own and manage a business.
  • Participants must possess a University degree or HND in any discipline.
  • Participants must have completed NYSC.
  • Participants must not be in paid employment.

What You Stand to Gain from the Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE

Selected participants will receive the following:

  • The program will provide youths with access to attractive, targeted, high-quality, relevant programs and opportunities to meet other youths with similar ambitions and challenges.
  • Selected participants will have joint venture partners, especially with Shell.
  • Selected participants will have media and brand opportunities aimed at demonstrating commitment to local economic development.
  • LiveWIRE will provide platforms involving the government to interact with youths/future leaders.
  • LiveWIRE will also provide good opportunities for Shell Employees’ Volunteering programs.
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Application Process

The application deadline is the 22nd of December, 2023.

For more information, visit the official webpage of the Shell Nigeria LiveWIRE 2023 Program for Nigerian Entrepreneurs.

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