Akwa United are the new leaders of the NPFL after they stopped Sunshine Stars 2-1 and erstwhile leaders Kwara United fell 2-1 at Nasarawa United.
Akwa United have 37 points from 20 matches and enjoy a better goals difference than closest rivals Kano Pillars, who drew 1-1 at Warri Wolves.
Enyimba continued to struggle in the league after they lost 2-0 at regional rivals Enugu Rangers.
They are seventh on the table with two matches in hand.
Katsina United mauled visiting Wikki Tourists 5-1, but remain five points from safety.
Rashid Ahmed grabbed a brace, while new signing Samuel Nnoshiri also scored for Katsina United.
New signing Sunday Adetunji scored again for Rivers United to beat Dakkada FC 2-0.
The Port Harcourt club are fourth in the standings on 35 points.
Rangers 2-0 Enyimba
Akwa Utd 2-1 Sunshine Stars
Rivers Utd 2-0 Dakkada
Nasarawa Utd 2-1 Kwara Utd
Katsina Utd 5-1 Wikki
Warri Wolves 1-1 Kano Pillars
Plateau Utd 2-1 Abia Warriors
Adamawa Utd 0-1 Heartland