NPFL: Lobi Stars pip El-Kanemi, stay top 

Lobi Stars consolidated their top spot on the Nigeria Professional Football League standings after they pipped visiting El Kanemi Warriors 1-0, while there were home wins for Katsina United, FC Ifeanyiubah, Nigeria Tornadoes and Yobe Desert Warriors.
However, Abia Warriors pegged Heartland back at home in a regional derby and hosts Wikki Tourists were held 1-1 by Kano Pillars.
Lobi Stars now have 30 points from 16 matches, five points clear of nearest rivals Kano Pillars.
Katsina United jumped to fourth on the table after they edged past Rivers United 2-1-inside the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium in Katsina, with striker Martins Usule the match winner courtesy of a late goal.
At the other end of the table, El Kanemi, Heartland and Sunshine Stars remain stuck in the drop zone.