Odion Ighalo silenced the north Africans at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium with his hat-trick which was followed by Samuel Kalu's maiden effort that rounded off the win for the 2013 African champions in the closing stages of the encounter.
The win moved the Super Eagles to the second spot in the Group E standings and here's how fans have reacted to the result.
Fantastic performance from the super eagles Samuel kalu is an upgrade on Victor Moses and mikel can retire now because we have Alex iwobi #NIGLIB— AKINLAT AUTO 🚘🚘🚘🚘 (@akinlatauto) October 13, 2018
iwobi was the key to this match, he pulled all the string #NIGLIB— Sylvester Divine (@SylvesterDivin1) October 13, 2018
Ndidi was fantastic in recovering that ball from the Libyans. Fans applaud him #NIGLIB— kelvin Amata (@KelvinAmata) October 13, 2018