Shell LiveWIRE PLUS Program

Shell LiveWIRE PLUS Program 2023 For Young Nigerians | Apply Now

The Shell LiveWIRE PLUS Program is now calling for applications from aspirants in Nigeria in 2023. Do you have an interest in this opportunity? Read to the end because we will be discussing the eligibility criteria, its benefits and step-by-step application process.

Join the ASSA North LiveWIRE PLUS Program 2023 to empower your entrepreneurial journey in Nigeria. Access expert guidance, networking, mentoring, and start-up grants to grow your innovative business idea.

The ASSA North LiveWIRE PLUS Programme 2023 is an exciting opportunity for young Nigerian entrepreneurs seeking to realize their potential and develop their businesses.


  • Host: Shell Petroleum | LIVEWIRE Nigeria
  • Eligible Country: Nigeria
  • Reward: Full Sponsorship | Business Grant | Mentorship


Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. We invest heavily in our employees, which is reflected in our industry-leading development programme and our commitment to see our employees’ ideas travel and come to fruition.

Supported by the SPDC JV, LiveWIRE Nigeria is a youth enterprise development initiative aimed at improving opportunities for young people aged 18-35 to create and grow their own businesses, contributing to a thriving economy and more fulfilled communities

Requirements for The Shell LiveWIRE PLUS Program:

To be eligible for the ASSA North LiveWIRE PLUS Program, applicants must:

  • Possess a university degree or HND in any discipline
  • Have completed NYSC if within the mandatory bracket
  • Be male or female applicants from Assa North PTF and Access Communities: Akabta, Egita, Ohiauga, Ikiri, Obite, Egbeda
  • Be between 18 and 35 years old
  • Reside in their state of origin
  • Not be in paid employment
  • Have an innovative business idea
  • Desire to own and manage a business
  • Not have been in business for more than three (3) years
  • Not have previously benefitted from any Shell Community Skills & Enterprise Development Social Investment program such as LiveWIRE, Community Skills Training, or Agricultural program

Applicants’ business plans should be relevant to SPDC-specified value chain sectors/areas, which include:

  • Agriculture
  • Clean Energy Solutions/Oil and Gas
  • Social Enterprise
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail and Wholesale
  • ICT and Telecommunication

Duration and Reward for The Shell LiveWIRE PLUS Program

The Shell LiveWIRE PLUS Program seeks to:

  1. Expose participants to business planning and management guidelines and skills through the ‘Become a Successful Business Owner Course’
  2. Provide business start-up grants for candidates with the best business plans
  3. Link successful candidates to third parties such as financial institutions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
  4. Offer a volunteer mentoring program for successful candidates

Program Content

The LiveWIRE PLUS Programme covers a range of topics, including:

  • Pre-startup: Value and Organize Yourself (VOY)
  • Bright Ideas Workshop
  • Business Planning & Management (Become a Successful Business Owner)
  • Value Chain Workshop
  • Business Startup (Access to Finance & Technology)
  • Post-startup (Mentoring and Market Linkages)

Participating in the LiveWIRE PLUS Program provides:

  • Access to high-quality, relevant programs and opportunities to network with like-minded young entrepreneurs
  • Public relations, media, and brand opportunities for joint venture partners, especially Shell, demonstrating commitment to local economic development
  • Platforms for government interaction with youths/future leaders, focusing on youth development and small business
  • Opportunities for Shell Employee Volunteering programs

Method of Application for The Shell LiveWIRE PLUS Program

Interested and qualified  applicants should apply using the link below;

Best wishes



Application Deadline

Applicants for the Shell LiveWIRE PLUS Program are to completely submit applications before the Deadline: May 9, 2023

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