How Nigeria can efficiently unbundle its rail lines
Unbundling Nigeria's rail. Source: Stears Business

I strongly believe Nigeria will become a much better country. Will it happen in my lifetime? I doubt it, but I know it will happen one day.

Despite the several disappointments I've faced as a citizen of this country, for some reason, I can't stop believing and hoping for change. This might be why the newly developed rail lines across Nigeria make me so excited.

"I knew you could be better" is the perfect way to describe what I felt about Nigeria when I saw these magnificent structures. Not because they were new but because of how vital rail transportation is for a country like Nigeria.

Trains are essential for transporting goods and people across parts of the country, especially where there aren't many convenient options. Only 32 airports tend to the needs of over 150 million people, with prices that more than half of the population cannot afford. And

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