3SC boosted their survival hopes following a 3-0 win against Lobi Stars at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan on Saturday, reports Completesports.com.
Emmanuel Lucky bagged a brace, while Ayo Adejubu scored the other goal.
At the Pantami Stadium, Holders Akwa United were held to a 1-1 draw by Gombe United.
Adam Yakubu put Akwa United ahead on 16 minutes, while Abdulazeez Yusuf equalised for the hosts eight minutes before the break.
In Lafia, Nasarawa United and Remo Stars battled to a 1-1 draw.
Andy Okpe opened scoring for Remo Stars four minutes after the break.
The home team fought back and got their equaliser through King Osanga in the 54th minute.
The game between Wikki Tourists and Kwara United also ended in a 1-1 draw.
The hosts went in front through Abubakar Aliyu on 13 minutes, while Abdulsalam Abdulsalam equalised for Kwara United 10 minutes from time.
Rangers and Sunshine Stars battled to a 0-0 draw in another matchday 23 encounter.
Gombe Utd 1-1 Akwa Utd
3SC 3-0 Lobi
Kano Pillars 0-0 Katsina Utd
Rangers 0-0 Sunshine Stars
Abia Warriors 1-1 Tornadoes
Wikki 1-1 Kwara Utd
Dakkada 2-1 Heartland
Nasarawa Utd 1-1 Remo Stars