The home-based Super Eagles failed to win their first match of the 2018 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) on Monday, as they were held 0-0 by Rwanda.
The match played at the Stade Ibn Batouta in Tangiers, Morocco was one of the encounters played in Group C as Libya had earlier defeated Equatorial Guinea 3-0.
The stalemate leaves the Super Eagles in joint second position with Rwanda in the group, two points behind Libya who are leaders of the group..
The home-based Eagles were the better side, dominating possession in both halves but failed to do the most important thing – goal scoring.
Nigeria next face Libya on Thursday, while Rwanda battle Equatorial Guinea.