A solitary strike from Monday Shinshinma handed MFM FC a 1-0 win over troubled Shooting Stars in the Southwest derby. The Olukoya Boys continued with their fine display as they string passes together with series of counter-attacking move. Shola Brossa set Shinshinma up in the 21st minute with a lovely pass and the left-footed player put the hosts in front off a sublime strike. The first 45 minutes ended with MFM FC maintaining a one-goal lead.

Shooting Stars came out strong in the second half had a created few goal scoring opportunities with Abu and Jimoh troubling the homers defence. MFM FC defenders, Opara Austine, Monsuru Bashiru, Emiloju Julius and Okorom Stanley did a yeoman's job thwarting the away team's move.Shinshinma saw a second goal chalked off by the referee for offside. That was the last chance MFM created in the final 30 minutes, as they saw out the rest of the clash with relative ease.
                                            ENYIMBA FC 2-1 ABIA WARRIORS 
Enyimba kept their title prospects alive with a hard-fought 2-1 derby win over Abia Warriors at the U.J Esuene Stadium. 
The People's Elephants had the better of an entertaining opening 18 minutes and created at up to three good scoring opportunities. 
Mfon Udoh stepped up his game and twice found the back of the net before Chimezie Amanfor struck a consolation for the Ucendu Babes. 
Tempers flared at the business end of the game as Kelly Kester and Chinedu Ozor were sent to the showers. Both sides completed the game with 10 men each. 
                                      PLATEAU UNITED 5-1 GOMBE UNITED 
Plateau United cruised to a 5-1 win over Gombe United in one of Sunday's Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixtures. Playing in soggy conditions at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos, Plateau United got their noses in front when Emma James converted from the spot after just six minutes into the match.
Three minutes later Mannir Ubale evened matters from 11 metres out and it looked like a game was in the offing. But Kennedy Boboye's men restored their lead on 22 minutes when Elisha Golbe turned in Daniel Itodo's long throw-in, and before the break Peter Eneji gave Plateau United a two-goal cushion.
The NPFL leaders had to wait until the 79th minute when Kabiru Umar got his name among the goals and with seven minutes to go before the final whistle, substitute Emeka Umeh headed in another long throw-in by Itodo to make it 5-1. Plateau United maintained their five-point lead over second-placed MFM FC
                                          ENUGU RANGERS 1-0 AKWA UNITED 
Enugu Rangers struck early to beat Akwa United 1-0 and extend their unbeaten streak to three in the top tier division.
Goalscoring opportunities were rare in the opening 10 minutes with both sides largely cancelling each other in midfield. 
The hosts increased the pressure were rewarded thanks to Bright Silas who arrived at the right place to punish the Promise Keepers in the 13th minute.
Rangers saw off the remaining hefty minutes to account for the scalp of the Abdu Maikaba's team at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.

                                        RIVERS UNITED 2-1 FC IFEANYI UBAH 
A last-gasp strike from evergreen Efosa Eguakun gave Rivers United a 2-1 win over FC Ifeanyi Ubah at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium.
Bolaji Sakin held his nerves to put the Pride of Rivers at the ascendancy in the 62nd minute from the penalty spot. Substitute Prince Aggreh then paid the hosts back in their coin with a spot-kick leveller six minutes from regulation time.
And the Anambra Warriors came out more assertive and looked the more likely of the two sides to grab all three points before Eguakun's late intervention saw the home fans go into wild jubilation in a carnival mood. 

                                         WIKKI TOURISTS 3-1 NIGER TORNADOES 
Wikki Tourists took another step towards maintaining their top flight status winning 3-1 against Niger Tornadoes at the Abubakar Tafawa Stadium. 
The Bauchi Elephants edged ahead when Chinedu Onyelenu turned Festus Umanah's delivery home.
There was far greater urgency from the homers and they soon doubled their advantage, with Victor Alegbe finishing superbly from a rebound. Yet the Ikon Allah Boys refused to let their heads hang and pulled a goal back thanks to Andrew Ikefe.  
It set up a gripping finale as Tornadoes pushed for an equaliser, but substitute Ahmed Usman scored a sublime third.

                                                      ABS FC 1-0 LOBI STARS 
Adeshina Gata increased his rising reputation as he inspired ABS FC to 1-0 victory over 10-man Lobi Stars at the Kwara Stadium Complex. 
The youngster showed quality as his innovative pass found Akinbo Oluwasegun who delivered the only goal of the game.
Lobi Stars' slim chances picking a positive result was dealt a crushing blow when steely midfielder Raphael Ayagwa was sent off for a second bookable offence after the hour. 

                                    KATSINA UNITED 3-0 EL KANEMI WARRIORS 
Katsina United asserted their authority with a 3-0 thrashing of El Kanemi Warriors at the Mohammodou Dikko Stadium. The hosts were in control of the clash throughout and were without mercy in front of the Desert Warriors goal.

The floodgates opened right in the very first minute. Fleet-footed Musa Suleiman went for goal to make it 1-0. The hosts were two goals clear three minutes into the second half. Suleiman made it a brace for himself.

Hardworking Obinna Eleje bagged a goal of his in the 74th minute when he combined with his partner in crime Tasiu Lawal to secure the three points. 

                                                    KANO PILLARS 3-1 SUNSHINE STARS 
Kano Pillars proved too strong for Sunshine Stars running out 3-1 victors at the Sani Abacha Stadium.The game burst into life 10 seconds after kick off when Nyima Nwangwa opened the scoring from Rabiu Ali's assist.

Junior Lokosa produced a wonderful finish after picking up a back pass from the Akure side's skipper Sunday Abe. The striker then got a brace as Pillars went into the dressing room with a three-goal lead.

The Owena Whales came out powerfully after the break, with Ajibola Otegbeye registering his name on the scoresheet. Pillars stood firm in the face of Stars' increasing late pressure, holding on for an impressive win.

                                          REMO STARS 1-0 NASARAWA UNITED 
Fatai Osho's magic touch seems to be working for Remo Stars. The Sky Blues Stars climbed off the bottom of the log with a 1-0 win over 10-man Nasarawa United.
It was always going to be tough journey for the Solid Miners. And that was confirmed following a red card to Jide Williams in the 46th min
Two minutes later, the Gateway Stadium was thrown into frenzy when Eric Dufegha was on song from a set piece. He slammed the ball straight into the back of the net.
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