By Chineze Ogugua
Lobi Stars maintained their lead at the top of the NPFL table as they moved five points clear after a 1-0 home win against Sunshine Stars.
Sunshine Stars Kehinde Abayomi scored the only goal of the game into his own net in the 73rd-minute to give the Benue boys the lead.
In Owerri, Heartland were held to a 1-1 draw by Kano Pillars. Nyima Nwagua equalized for the Kano-based club after Okechukwu Nwadike opened the scoring in the first halfavid Obiazo.
Third-place Katsina United defeated Plateau United 1-0 after Destiny Ashadi converted from the penalty spot.
However, the game was marred by gross indiscipline from the Kastina boys which resulted in two red cards as they held on for a 1-0 home win against Plateau United.
In other results:
MFM 3-0 Niger Tornadoes
FC Ifeanyi Ubah 2-1 Go Round FC
Nassarawa United 2-0 El-Kanemi Warriors
Wikki Tourists 1-1 Enugu Rangers
Kwara United 2-1 Yobe Desert Stars
Rivers United 0-0 Abia Warriors
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