Plateau United are back on top of the NPFL table after they stopped front runners Rivers United 1-0 in Jos and erstwhile leaders Lobi Stars were shocked by struggling Jigawa United.
Plateau United now have 32 points from 18 matches, a point ahead of Lobi Stars, who fell 1-0 at Jigawa United.
Plateau United match winner Ibrahim Mustapha is now joint leading scorer in the league with Katsina United winger Tasiu Lawal after he grabbed his eighth goal of the campaign.
Heartland leapt to seventh on the table courtesy of a 1-0 home win over Sunshine Stars.
They now have 25 points from 18 matches.
Nasarawa United are no longer at the bottom of the table after they beat Abia Warriors 3-1 in Lafia.
They are now 17th on the table with 16 points.
Kano Pillars beat Adamawa United 2-0 in Kano to consign the promoted club to the bottom of the standings.
*FULL TIME RESULTS OF MD18 #NPFL20*
*Jigawa Golden Stars 1-0 Lobi*
Yusuf Suleiman 88’
*Nasarawa Utd 3-1 Abia Warriors*
Abdallah Mohammed 28’, Chidi Solomon 43’, Haggai Katoh 74’ – Emmanuel Ugwuka 3’
*Heartland 1-0 Sunshine Stars*
Abiodun Thompson 3’
*Kwara Utd 1-0 MFM*
Christopher Nwaeze 73’ (PEN)
*Kano Pillars 2-0 Adamawa Utd*
Auwalu Ali 41’, Achibi Ewenike 54’
*FC Ifeanyiubah 0-0 Akwa Utd*
*Wikki 1-1 Dakkada*
Daniel Jackson 68’ – Femi Ajayi 87’
*Plateau Utd 1-0 Rivers Utd*
Ibrahim Mustapha 3’