Ahead of their potential title showdown next weekend, NPFL contenders MFM FC and Plateau United face decisive fixtures.
Rabiu Ali's second-half brace propelled Kano Pillars to a 2-0 victory over Rivers United in a rescheduled NPFL match.
While Enyimba and Kano Pillars headlined the weekend in the NPFL, Stephen Odey missed a penalty. Here are five key points from the weekend's action.
Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United lost further ground.
Enyimba and Kano Pillars renew their intense rivalry on Sunday in Calabar in a matchday 32 Nigeria Professional Football League game.
Akwa United missed a big opportunity to close the four-point gap at the top of the NPFL table after playing out a 1-1 draw at Rivers United.