Kwara United recorded a terrific win over last season's top side Plateau United. They won 2-0 thanks to goals from Fatokun and Ohanu.
Boubacar got a brace as Katsina left it late to beat Heartland.
There were also wins for MFM, Nasarawa, Enyimba, Ifeanyi Uba, Jigawa Golden Stars and Rivers United.
Adamawa were held 1-1 at home to Kano Pillars while Akwa United drew with Dakkada.
Standout matches today