Sunshine Stars were 2-1 winners over champions Kano Pillars in their Glo Premier League Matchday 26 tie in Akure.
A Christian Omeruo brace helped the home team see off Pillars’ challenge as Shehu Abdullahi pulled one back for the visitors.
Sunshine now have 37 points from 26 games while Pillars have 42 points with an outstanding home game against Akwa United.
Two-time Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Enyimba, moved to the summit of the log after a narrow 1-0 victory against Kaduna United in Aba on Sunday.
A late strike from Super Eagles striker, Ifeanyi Ede, ensured ‘The People’s Elephant’ assume the top spot leveled on 42 points with Pillars, but leads on goal advantage over the Kano club.
Enugu Rangers emerged 1-0 winners over Gombe United, thanks to a Christian Obiozor strike.
Bright Ejike netted from a spot-kick in the last 20 minutes as Heartland edged past Dolphins by a lone goal. Heartland now have 34 points and are currently 14th on the table.
Akwa United and El-Kanemi Warriors played a 1-1 draw at the Uyo Township Stadium. El-Kanemi now have 41 points and are fourth on the table. Ezekiel Mba scored an early goal for Akwa United before Cameroonian, Raphael Boumsong, equalised for El-Kanemi.
A first-half strike from Tunde Adeboye was enough for Nembe City to edge Warri Wolves.
ABS and Wikki Tourists played a 2-2 draw at the Kwara State Township Stadium in Ilorin as both teams remain in the bottom four.
Glo Premier League Week 26 Results.
3SC 2 Bayelsa United 0
Sharks 1 Lobi Stars 0
Nasarawa United 2 Kwara United 1
ABS 2 Wikki Tourists 2
Sunshine Stars 2 Pillars 1
Heartland 1 Dolphins 0
Rangers 1 Gombe 0
Enyimba 1 Kaduna United 0
Nembe City 1 Warri Wolves 0
Akwa United 1 El-Kanemi Warriors 1