Enyimba FC and Nasarawa United won their home matches Sunday as they both push to leap-frog Kano Pillars, the defending champion on top of the league table.
Kano Pillars remain leaders with 43 points, followed by Nasarawa with 41 points while Enyimba has 40 points making them the third.
Enyimba beat League newcomer FC Taraba 3-0.
Enyimba’s Mfon Udoh scored a penalty in the seventh minute, Daniel Etor scored the second at the 43rd minute while Nzube Anaezemba scored the third for the “peoples’ elephant”.
Meanwhile, Akwa United held their host Nembe city to a goalless draw.
Sunday results for week 25 of the Premier League.
El-Kanemi 2 Bayelsa Utd 0
Giwa FC 2 Warri Wolves 0
Nasarawa Utd 1 Heartland 0
Nembe City 0 Akwa Utd 0
Kaduna Utd 1 Lobi Stars FC 0
Enyimba FC 3 Taraba 0