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Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Week 16 Results and Talking Points. 

  MFM 2 - 1 ABIA WARRIORS

Stephen Odey scored his 13th league goal of the season as MFM FC returned to the top of the table after a hard-fought 2-1 win against Abia Warriors at the Soccer Temple, Agege Stadium on Wednesday's Match day 16 Nigeria Professional Football League clash. Odey opened scoring in the fourth minute, meeting up Sikiru Olatunbosun's quick free-kick before placing the ball in the bottom left corner. Olatunbosun doubled MFM's lead on 31 minutes, curling in a brilliant and precise free-kick over Abia Warriors' wall which sailed into the top right corner. In the 84th minute, Abia Warriors made it a nervy finish as Sunday Adetunji scored for Abia. The win takes MFM's point to 30 after 16 games.

RIVERS UNITED 0 - 0 PLATEAU UNITED
In Port Harcourt, Plateau United dropped to second after holding Rivers United to a 0-0 draw. Their failure to win now means Rivers United have won just one game in their last 10 league matches which leaves them second from bottom and their coach stanley Eguma has being suspended for one match by Rivers United Management due to his late arrival to the match. The draw was Plateau's third in their last six league games. Plateau united are now on 29 points, one point behind leaders MFM.

SHOOTING STARS 1 - 0 ELKANEMI WARRIORS
At the Lekan Salami Stadium, Shooting Stars put last Sunday's defeat to Nasarawa United behind them as they pipped El Kanemi 1-0. Merenini Junior's 47th minute goal secured the win for Shooting Stars. Shooting Stars should have gone ahead in the ninth minute but Sunday Faleye's penalty was saved by George Michael.
Shooting Stars still went on to take the lead on 47th minutes thanks to Merenini Junior who took advantage of poor defensive play by the El-Kanemi defenders.

ENUGU RANGERS 1 - 1 REMO STARS 
NPFL champions Enugu Rangers put up another show to forget in front of their fans at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu against newcomers Remo Stars who held them to a surprise 1-1 draw as their poor run in the league continued, The Flying Antelope took the through Daniel Etor's fortunate goal on 14 minutes set Rangers on the path of a likely win until Ekene Awazie's superb solo effort six minutes into the second half pegged the champions back to leave them at the foot of the League table with 13 points though with three outstanding games to play.

KANO PILLARS 1 - 1 NASARAWA UNITED
Four time champions Kano Pillars were held to a 1-1 draw at the Sani Abacha Stadium by Nasarawa United, who now appear to have the number of the Sai Masu Gida, having ended their long invincible run of 12 years without a loss at home in the league in 2015. Pillars took the lead as early as the ninth minute and it looked like Kadiri Ikhana's men were going to clean out Nasarawa United but their profligacy in front of goal meant they missed scoring chance after chance. Just before the hour mark, it was former Kano Pillars striker Adamu Hassan, released after last season, who scored the goal that broke the hearts of Kano fans to leave the score at 1-1 after full time. Despite the draw, Pillars are in fourth place with 24 points, six behind leaders MFM FC.

WIKKI TOURISTS 1 - 0 ENYIMBA FC
In Bauchi, Wikki Tourists grabbed a late goal to beat Enyimba 1-0. Two-time African champions Enyimba continued their poor form on the road in the league in recent times as they suffered their sixth defeat this season. Victor Alegbe's 85th minute goal from a corner secured a 1-0 win for Wikki Tourists whose head coach Mohammed Baba Ganaru is under pressure to perform or be sacked.

ABS 1 - 1 GOMBE UNITED
Mannir Ubale scored a fine goal that helped Gombe United secure their first point on the road this season with 10 men as they held ABS FC to a 1-1 draw at the Kwara State Stadium in Ilorin. Chigozirim Metu had given ABS a first half lead before it was cancelled out in the second.

IFEANYI UBAH 1 - 0 NIGER TORNADOES
Federation Cup holders FC Ifeanyiubah could only manage to score once through their highest paid player Godwin Obaje to defeat Niger Tornadoes at their Nnewi stadium. They still maintain their home win record.

 SUNSHINE STARS 2 - 0 KATSINA UNITED 
Two second half goals from Thomas Adesina and Sunday Oluwadamilare for Sunshine Stars killed off the resistance of Katsina United. The Owena warriors now on 17th position and Katsina United dropped to 14th position on the log. 
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