Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) ASSA North LiveWIRE PLUS Program 2023 Please ensure you read the program requirements before submitting your application.

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is a pioneer and leader in the petroleum industry in Nigeria. We invest heavily in our people. This is reflected in our industry-leading development programs. and our commitment to seeing our employees’ ideas travel and come to fruition.

Applications are invited for:

name: ASSA North LiveWIRE PLUS 2023 Program

Location: Nigeria


  • LiveWIRE Nigeria is a youth enterprise development program supported by SPDC JV.
  • LiveWIRE’s objective is to improve opportunities for youth to realize their potential through creating and developing their own businesses. Such businesses will result in a more prosperous economy and community. with young people becoming more fulfilled
  • The program aims to inspire, encourage and support young people aged 18 – 35 to start their own businesses.

The purpose of the LiveWIRE program is to

  • Helps youth build businesses by exposing them to approaches and skills in business planning and management through ‘Successful Business Ownership Course’
  • Providing start-up grants to applicants with the best business plans.
  • Connect successful applicants with third parties such as financial institutions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
  • Provide a volunteer mentoring program for successful applicants.

Program content

  • Before You Begin: Value and Organize Yourself (VOY)
  • Bright Ideas Workshop
  • Business planning and management (Own a successful business
  • Value Chain Workshop
  • starting a business (How to access finance and technology?)
  • Default post (Consulting and Marketing Links)


You can apply from:

  • Must have a university degree or HND in any subject.
  • Must pass NYSC if in compulsory bracket.
  • Male and female applicants from Assa North PTF and Access communities: Akabta, Egita, Ohiauga, Ikiri, Obite, Egbeda.
  • Must not be in paid employment
  • Must have an innovative business idea.
  • Must desire to own and manage a business
  • Must be between 18 and 35 years old.
  • Must reside in the state of origin.
  • Must not have been in business for more than three (3) years.
  • Applicants must not have previously benefited from Shell’s community skills programs and social investments in corporate development such as LiveWIRE Community Skills Training. Agricultural program
  • Relevance of the business plan to SPDC’s identified value chain sectors/areas, including:
    • agriculture
    • clean energy solutions /oil and gas
    • social enterprise
    • production
    • Retail and wholesale
    • ICT and telecommunications


  • For young people, there will be access to relevant and attractive, targeted, high quality programmes, and opportunities to meet other young people. with similar ambitions and challenges.
  • For joint venture partners, especially Shell There are public relations, media and brand opportunities aimed at demonstrating our commitment to local economic development. Additionally, as LiveWIRE works in youth and small business development, (which in almost every country around the world has important political and social concerns), it can provide a platform for governments to engage in interactions with youth/future leaders. LiveWIRE can also provide great opportunities for Shell employee volunteer projects.

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