Leaders Plateau United maintained their unbeaten run with a goalless draw against Nasarawa United at the Lafia City Stadium.
High-flying MFM FC secured a vital 1-0 win away at Sunshine stars.
Fidelis Ilechukwu’s men sit in second position with 13 points, one behind leaders Plateau United.
Struggling champions Enugu Rangers suffered a 1-0 loss to FC Ifeanyiubah in the South-East derby in Nnewi.
In Ibadan, Shooting Stars ended Rivers United’s seven-game unbeaten run in the league by handing the visitors a 2-1 defeat.
Akwa United picked their first win of the campaign with a 1-0 victory against Remo Stars.