Rivers United are the new leaders of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
The Port Harcourt team upstaged Enugu Rangers, after defeating Heartland 1-0 at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium on Wednesday.
Christian Welli scored the only goal of the encounter, heading in Ebele Obi’s cross.
Rangers’ title bid suffered a blow, after they were beaten 2-0 by Oriental rivals, IfeanyiUbah FC.
The loss ended the Flying Antelopes’ seven-game run without defeat.
In other games, Sunshine Stars hammered Ikorodu United 3-0, Shooting Stars drew 0-0 with El-Kanemi Warriors and Lobi Stars beat Abia Warriors 3-2.