Akwa United established a six-point lead at the top of the table after a masterful 3-0 win over Warri Wolves at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.
Charles Atshimene added two goals to his tally to reach 14 goals this season, while Ubong Friday scored in between to wrap up the victory for Akwa.
A brace from Akanni Elijah and a third from Tunde Azeez gave MFM a 3-1 over Plateau united. Buhari Ibrahim scored the only goal for the Jos boys.
An injury ravaged Lobi Stars FC twice came from behind through Mathias Samuel in the 19′ and 30′ to cancel Nasarawa United Silias Nwankwo’s 3′ and 27′ brace while Austin Ogunye put the final nail in 42′ in an NPFL Match Day 34 thriller inside the main bowl of the Aper Aku Stadium Makurdi.
Abia Warriors halted their struggles with a 2-1 over oriental neighbours, Heartland FC. the goals were all scored in the first half of the game.
Rivers United’s poor away form continued as they lost to a struggling Jigawa Golden Stars.
A first-half equaliser from Bamba Bakari was not enough for The Pride of Rivers, as a 58th Minute goal from Ali Malls was enough to see Jigawa through and out of relegation zone.
Sunshine Stars hit a bump in the battle against the drop following a a barren draw at home to Katsina United in an NPFL match-day 34 encounter.
Wednesday’s result see the Owena Whales slipped a place back into the dreaded zone with four games remaining.
Kano Pillars lost to Enugu Rangers at the Nnamdi Azikwe stadium courtesy of two first-half goals from Christian Nnaji and Archibong Eso.