Welcome to Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria

Shell LiveWIRE is a social investment programme that aims to help young Nigerians explore the option of starting their own business as a real and viable career option.

It provides support, access to training, guidance, and business mentorship to young entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35.

The programme operates mainly in the Niger Delta region and aims to inspire, encourage and support young people aged 18-35 to start up their own businesses through the provision of finance and training for young entrepreneurs.

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 2018 SPDC JV LiveWIRE Programme specifically targeting youths from host communities along Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP) Right of Way in Ogoniland.

Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme is a youth enterprise development programme supported by
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC).

About Shell LiveWIRE Globally:

Every year Shell LiveWIRE supports thousands of individuals to access the knowledge, skills, networks and resources to turn their business ideas into successful enterprises which provide a sustainable income, create jobs and drive innovation.

Started in Scotland in 1982, the programme is now delivered in 17 countries around the world, making a positive social impact in the communities in which Shell operates.

Examples of the programmes global achievements include providing start-up grants to 3,493 young people in the Niger Delta, training over 10,000 young Omanis, a LiveWIRE entrepreneur from Brunei securing a $24 million contract from Shell and many more. 

Shell is committed to support the global entrepreneurial ecosystem.