Shooting Stars ended their six-game winless streak courtesy of a hard-earned 1-0 victory against Bayelsa United at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan on Sunday.
Kareem Ademola scored the decisive goal on 11 minutes.
Holders Enyimba defeated Sporting Lagos 2-0 in Aba.
Ekwutoziam Eze and Elijah Akanni were the goal scorers for the Aba giants.
Enyimba are now unbeaten in their last five league games.
Lobi Stars recorded the only away win of the day, edging out Kwara United 2-0 in Ilorin.
Godwin Oshagbemi gave the visitors the lead on 21 minutes, while Stanley Oganbor netted the second a minute before the break.
In Ikenne, Remo Stars returned to the summit after a 2-0 victory against Sunshine Stars.
Aniekeme Okon scored the two goals late in the game.
At the Eket Township Stadium, Akwa United rallied