Enyimba are the new leaders of the NPFL courtesy of a 2-1 win at front runners Nasarawa United, while Abia Warriors recorded their first win of the season and they did it in style – a 4-1 bashing of visiting Sunshine Stars.
Enyimba, who were reduced to 10 men after Anthony Omaka was sent off, now have 18 points from eight matches.
The other highlight of the day was Abia Warriors big win at home against Sunshine Stars.
Bello Lukman grabbed a brace for the home team with Sadeeq Yusuf scoring the consolation goal for Sunshine Stars and his sixth goal of the season.
This victory should ease the pressure on coach Imama Amapakabo.
Kwara United shot to third place in the standings following a 2-1 win over Lobi Stars in Ilorin.
Enugu Rangers also enjoyed a crucial home win after they beat Dakkada 3-0.
Wikki Tourists stopped MFM FC 2-0 in Bauchi, Akwa United were 1-0 winners at bottom club Adamawa United ad Kano Pillars edged past Jigawa Golden Stars 2-0 in a local derby.
Warri Wolves also won by the odd goal against visitors Plateau United.
All The Results
Nasarawa United 1 Enyimba 2
Kwara United 2 Lobi 1
Abia Warriors 4 Sunshine Stars 1
Wikki Tourists 2 MFM FC 0
Enugu Rangers 3 Dakkada 0
Kano Pillars 2 Jigawa Golden Stars 0
Adamawa United 0 Akwa United 1
Warri Wolves 1 Plateau United 0