Rivers United defeated Kano Pillars 2-0 to end the Kano-based side ten-match unbeaten run in the league on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
Goals from Sunday Adetunji and Ghana's Paul Acquah propelled the Port Harcourt-based side to victory in their week 26 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game.
In the other games, Ejike Uzoenyi scored the all-important goal to ensure that Sunshine Stars picked their first win in the last 18 games as the Akure-based side defeated Dakkada FC 1-0.
Enyimba recovered from Adamawa United scare with a 2-1 win over the relegation-threatened side.
Victor Mbaoma gave the People's Elephant the lead in the 29th minute.
Anayor Ogbonna equalised for Adamawa United in the 65th minute before Ghana's Mohammed Farouk's goal sealed victory for the two-time African Champions.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah also edged Kwara United 2-1.
Ekene Awazie's penalty gave the host the lead in the 14th minute.
Steven Jude equalised for the Harmony Boys in the 28th minute while Ekene Awazie's second goal of the game in the 86th minute happened to be the winning goal of the match.
Wikki Tourist forced Jigawa Golden Stars to a 1-1 draw.
Saidu Abdullahi's goal was canceled by Manu Garba.
Ossy Martins scored the winning goal as Lobi Stars pipped Enugu Rangers 1-0.
Silas Nwankwo's brace propelled Nasarawa United to a 3-1 win over Warri Wolves.
Goals from Muhamad Zulkifilu and Buhari Ibrahim helped Plateau United to a 2-0 victory over Kastina United.
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