Ahmed Musa made his debut as Kano Pillars edged out Adamawa United 1-0 in their Nigeria Professional Football League matchday 21 encounter at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna on Sunday, reports Completesports.com.
Musa set up Rabiu Ali for the winning goal 10 minutes from time.
Pillars maintain second position on the table with 40 points from 21 matches.
Akwa United retain top spot following a 2-0 win against local rivals Dakkada in Uyo.
Charles Atshimene scored both goals in the 11th and 48th minutes respectively.
In Ilorin, Kwara United returned to winning ways courtesy of a 2-0 home win against Plateau United.
Jide Fatokun put the home team ahead four minutes after the break, while Stephen Jude added the second 10 minutes from time.
Kwara United occupy third position with 39 points from 21 matches.
Rivers United kept the pressure on the top three teams on the table edging out Rangers 1-0 at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu.
Former Rangers player Godwin Aguda netted the winner on eight minutes.
MFM moved up on the table courtesy of a 2-0 away win against Warri Wolves in Ozoro with Ifeanyi Onyebuchi and Clement Ogwu scoring in the first half.
At the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi, Wikki Tourists lost 2-1 to Nasarawa United.
Manu Garba gave Wikki the lead on 22 minutes but the visitors rallied back with goals from Anas Yusuf and Silas Nwankwo.
Heartland continued their impressive form handing down a 2-0 defeat to Katsina United at the Okigwe Township Stadium.
Bright Onyedikachi opened the scoring for the Naze Millionaires in the 14th minute, while Kelechi Chimezie doubled the advantage 12 minutes later.
Sunshine Stars failed to make home advantage count as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Jigawa Golden Stars in Akure.
Former champions Lobi Stars beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 2-0 in Makurdi.
Ossy Martins and Monday Akile were on target for the hosts in the game.
Kano Pillars 1-0 Adamawa Utd
Heartland 2-0 Katsina Utd
Wikki 1-2 Nasarawa Utd
Kwara Utd 2-0 Plateau Utd
Rangers 0-1 Rivers Utd
Dakkada 0-2 Akwa United
Sunshine Stars 0-0 Jigawa GS
Lobi Stars 2-0 FC Ifeanyiubah
Warri Wolves 0-2 MFM
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