Nigeria beat Niger Republic 4-1 in the 2016 African Nations Championship In Rwanda.
Second-half substitute, Chisom Chikatara, smashed home a hat-trick for Nigeria to go top of Group C in the CHAN 2016.
Osas Okoro shot Nigeria ahead in the 46th minute, but Chikatara increased the lead in the 74th minute.
Niger reduced the tally 7 minutes later with a blinder.
Abia Warriors striker, Chikatara, struck twice in the 82nd minute and the 90th minute to seal a crucial win for Nigeria.