Sunshine stars of Akure maintains their hold on the top spot with a convincing 2nil win over Bayelsa United. The Akure gunners kept their impressive unbeaten home record while also tightening their grip on the first position.

Enyimba on the other hand saw their title chase dented with a 2-1 defeat away at Warri Wolves. The defeat saw Enyimba moving down to the third position behind leaders, Sunshine Stars and Wikki Tourists who also claimed a 2-1 home victory against El-Kanemi Warriors.  
Warri Wolves will however be glad as this victory is their first in 4 games.

Elsewhere in Ibadan, shooting stars ran a riot and battered Giwa Fc 3nil. Gbenga Ogunbote continued his magic with the club despite last week’s loss to Fc Ifeanyi Ubah. Champions, Kano Pillars continued their disappointing run away at Akwa United where they suffered another 1nil defeat.
Other results from Match day 17 includes:
Nassarawa United 1 – 1 Fc Ifeanyi Ubah
Heartland 3 – 1 Dolphins
Kwara United 0 – 1 Sharks Fc
Abia Warriors 3 – 1 Fc Taraba
Rangers 3 – 1 Lobi Stars