With three day to the end of the ongoing 12th African Games in Morocco Team Nigeria on Wednesday morning moved up 4th position in the medals table with total 49 medals.
The medals consist of 20 gold, 13 silver and 16 bronze medals.
Team Nigeria who came second at the 2015 Games, now have a total of 49 medals after 13 days of competition and with only four days of competition left.
Defending champions Egypt is currently leading with 40 gold, 64 silver and 38 bronze medals for a total of 142.
South Africa are in second position with 56 medals, comprising 25 gold, 17 silver and 14 gold, while hosts Morocco are in third place.
They are with 22 gold, 21 silver and 29 bronze in a total of 72 medals.
Algeria are in fifth place hot on the heels of Nigeria with 19 gold, 19 silver and 39 bronze in a total of 77 medals.
Tunisia are also close behind the front-runners in sixth place, with 18 gold, 15 silver and 19 bronze in a total haul of 52 medals.