Michael Ibe's goal for 10-man Akwa United sealed a 1-0 away victory against Yobe Desert Stars on a weekend in which league leaders Lobi Stars lost.
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Lobi Stars moved five points clear at the top of the NPFL table on Sunday thanks to a 1-0 home win against Sunshine Stars.
South African referee Victor Gomes has told SAFA that he was offered $30,000 to fix the result of the CAF Confederation Cup first leg.
The title-favourites in the Nigeria Professional Football League failed to show the stuff of champions on match-day 14.
Kennedy Boboye has backed his team to reach the group stage of the CAF Champions League despite losing their First Round first leg 4-2 on Tuesday.
Al Ahly began their latest quest to conquer the continent in emphatic fashion as they beat CF Mounana of Gabon 4-0 on Tuesday.
Plateau United moved to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League standings by defeating Enugu Rangers 1-0 on Wednesday.
Nigeria's continental representatives return to domestic action with some mouth-watering midweek games.
Plateau United, MFM FC and Akwa United all secured wins in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup on Wednesday.
A source from Eding Sport has told KweséESPN that he believes his side were treated unfairly in their 3-0 Preliminary Round defeat
Title favourites Akwa United, Plateau United and Kano Pillars maintained their early season lead by scoring a combined 11 goals in a frantic match-day
KweséESPN takes a look at the transfer shenanigans in the Nigeria domestic league, with Plateau United registering 50 players for the coming season.
Ahead of the 2017-18 Nigeria Professional Football League kickoff on Sunday January 14, KweséESPN profiles the league's contenders and new boys.
Nigeria's CHAN team were held by NPFL champions Plateau United in the second day of Super Six action, with Kano Pillars and Akwa United also drew 0-0.
The upcoming NFPL Invitational provides an opportunity for Enyimba and Plateau United to improve on their underwhelming preseason form.
Plateau United's hopes of a League and Cup 'double' went up in smoke on Sunday following a 4-2 aggregate defeat to Niger Tornadoes.
Aiteo Cup holders FC Ifeanyi Ubah have one foot in the semis, but reigning champions Plateau United must overturn a first-leg deficit.
Recently crowned NPFL champions Plateau United were defeated away at Niger Tornadoes in their Aiteo Cup quarter-final first leg.
Plateau United were unexpected NPFL champions this season, but how exactly did the Jos-based side mastermind the triumph?
A thrilling penultimate round of NPFL action has left various key storylines of the season unresolved ahead of the final day.
Plateau United is on the verge of winning the NPFL title for the first time and become only the second club from Jos to be crowned champions.
Plateau United failed to capitalise on MFM's slip up, while Enugu Rangers made it three wins on the trot.
League leaders Plateau United suffered a shock defeat on a day when all 10 home teams walked away with three points.
Ahead of their potential title showdown next weekend, NPFL contenders MFM FC and Plateau United face decisive fixtures.
Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United lost further ground.
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