By David Meshioye & Adeboye Amosu, in Kigali.
Sports minister, Solomon Dalung doled out $10,000 to the home-based Super Eagles as his own special bonus following their victory against Niger in the in opening game at the African Nations Championship, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The minister gave out the money during the team's visit to the Nigeria High Commission in Rwanda.
On Sunday, he announced that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of the players' outstanding bonuses and allowances.
Sunday Oliseh's charges opened their account at the competition with a 4-1 win against Niger at the Kigali Regional Stadium.
The Eagles next match in the competition is against Tunisiaon Friday.