The Super Eagles of Nigeria has moved up four places in the February FIFA rankings released, now occupying the 31st position in the world and are third in Africa.
The latest rankings were released on Wednesday, where Senegal remains the best on the continent and 20th in the world, while Tunisia moved up to 27th position.
Algeria (35th) and Morocco (43rd) complete the top five in Africa.
Globally, Belgium remains the highest-ranked country in the world.
France is in the second spot, while Brazil, England, and Uruguay make up the top five.