Plateau United were defeated by Heartland in Okigwe, with their unbeaten run in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) ended in a 1-0 defeat.
The NPFL leaders had maintained an unbeaten run since the start of the 2019/20 season but saw their first loss in seven games on Sunday.
Heartland on the other hand bagged their second victory of the campaign as Chibundu Amah scored the winning goal for Heartland 17 minutes from time.
However, the Jos side maintained the top spot in the league despite the defeat, with 14 points from seven games.
Elsewhere, Wikki Tourists missed the chance to go top spot following a 2-0 loss to FC IfeanyiUbah in Nnewi.
Kano Pillars picked their second win of the campaign thrashing Delta Force 6-1 at the Sani Abacha Stadium.
At the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo, Ndifreke Effiong netted a hat-trick to help Akwa United to a 4-0 thrashing of Adamawa United – their first win of the season.
Paul Obata scored the other goal for the Uyo side.
Kano Pillars 6-1 Delta Force
Heartland 1 -0 Plateau Utd
FC Ifeanyiubah 2-0 Wikki
Wolves 0-0 Lobi
Abia Warriors 1-1 Akwa Starlets
Katsina Utd 1-0 MFM
Akwa Utd 4-0 Adamawa Utd
Sunshine Stars 4-2 Nasarawa Utd
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