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.
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Ayo Saka struck a late winner to extend Lobi Stars' lead to six points, while the ninth Oriental Derby of the season failed to ignite.
Enyimba denied Kano Pillars top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 1-1 draw.
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.
Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United lost further ground.
Match Day 18 in the Nigeria Premier League saw supporters get rowdy in two venues plus the Enugu Rangers losing patience and sacking their coach.