Sunshine Stars Defeat Rivers United In NPFL Clash

Sunshine Stars Defeat Rivers United In NPFL ClashTroubled Sunshine Stars put aside their financial crisis to beat high-flying Rivers United 1-0 on Sunday.

The Ondo-based club clinched the victory in a match day 10 tie of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) played at the Akure Township Stadium.

Former Enyimba Midfielder, Ayo Saka, pulled a belter from 14 yards to hand the Owena Waves their win of the season.

The result moved Sunshine Stars six places to the 11th position with 12 points on the table.

NPFL Match Day 10 Results

Meanwhile, Prince Aggreh scored from the penalty spot as FC Ifeanyi Ubah defeated league leaders, Plateau United 1-0 in Nnewi, Anambra State.

Chinedu Udoji’s first-half header also earned Kano Pillars a lone victory over neighbours, Katsina United.

In a similar development, Lobi Stars came from behind to beat seven-time champions, Enyimba with goals from Anthony Okpotu and former Enyimba Midfielder, David Tyavkase.

Niger Tornadoes maintained a perfect home record after a 1-0 win over struggling Gombe United in Lokoja.

El-Kanemi warriors also stunned Nasarawa United 2-0  with two second half goals while ABS FC edged past Wikki Tourists 1-0.

Businesses, Offices Open In Abia, Anambra Despite NLC Strike

NLC Strike, Abia, AnambraThe leadership and members of the Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC) Anambra State chapter held a crucial meeting over low compliance in the ongoing NLC strike in some states in the country.

Workers in the state have all reported to their duty posts and showed disenchantment over the strike.

At Jerome Udoji State secretariat, workers were seen busy with several cars and buses parked in the premises.

The NLC secretariat was also a beehive of activities as workers thronged the corridor waiting for the outcome of the meeting of the leadership of the union.

In Abia, commercial banks and markets were open for business, but most government institutions were on strike.

Speaking to journalists in Umuahia, the State Chairman of the Ajaero-led NLC, Comrade Ezekiel Christopher, said that they were not observing the strike because they have decided to align themselves with agreement reached with the federal government to increase the minimum wage of workers from 18,000 Naira to 56,000 Naira.

All attempts to reach Comrade Uchenna Obigwe led faction failed.