KwesèESPN rounds up the 64 matches of the 2018 Aiteo Cup played across various centres on Sunday.
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Lobi Stars moved five points clear at the top of the NPFL table on Sunday thanks to a 1-0 home win against Sunshine Stars.
Ayo Saka struck a late winner to extend Lobi Stars' lead to six points, while the ninth Oriental Derby of the season failed to ignite.
Title favourites Akwa United, Plateau United and Kano Pillars maintained their early season lead by scoring a combined 11 goals in a frantic match-day
Plateau United failed to capitalise on MFM's slip up, while Enugu Rangers made it three wins on the trot.
Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United lost further ground.
Plateau United maintained their five-point lead at the top of the standings, while Akwa United kept the pressure on the league leaders.
Augustin Eguavoen has resigned as head coach of Sunshine Stars, the Nigeria Professional Football League club have confirmed on their Twitter handle.
Sunshine Stars received a huge boost in a debut win under new manager Austin Eguavoen while Rangers's defeat drops the champions to 19th in the table.
This week in the Nigeria Premier League saw Plateau United move to the top, throw-ins turn into scores and managers who are under pressure to produce.
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