Heartland FC of Owerri have displaced FC Taraba at the top of Globacom Premier League following a comprehensive 3-1 away win in Ilorin over Kwara United.
The victory sees Heartland tops of the league after garnering the maximum points from three matches.
Ahmed Jimoh put the Naze millionaires in front after ninth minute, finishing off a rebound from an initial save by Heartland goalkeeper David Obiozor.
The visitors restored parity when Mohammed Mohammed struck three minutes after Kwara United’s goal.
An early substitute Jimoh Oni, who replaced injured Mohammed Mohammed, scored Heartland second goal in the 21st minute.
Former Nigeria youth international Bright Ejike nodded in a cross from the right wing after a counter attack in the 29th minute to extend ‘The Naze Millionaires’ lead to 3-1.
At the Uyo Township Stadium, Mgbem Chukwujike scored the only goal as Akwa United ran out 1-0 winners over Gabros FC in a keenly contested game. The goal was netted in the 82nd minute.
In Kano, Kano Pillars piped title rivals Enyimba 1-0 in a Week 4 match of the Nigeria Professional Football League.
Kano Pillars now have six points from two games, while Enyimba have five points from four games.
The only goal of the game was scored in the 44th minute by Nigeria U23 striker Ubong Ekpai, whose long-range effort beat Moses Ocheje in goal for Enyimba to break the deadlock.