Plateau United failed to capitalise on MFM's slip up, while Enugu Rangers made it three wins on the trot.
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League leaders Plateau United suffered a shock defeat on a day when all 10 home teams walked away with three points.
Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United lost further ground.
Plateau United maintained their five-point lead at the top of the standings, while Akwa United kept the pressure on the league leaders.
Gombe United have been handed fines totaling N3.25 million in addition to a two-match stadium ban following the crowd trouble against Rangers.
Enugu Rangers threw away a two-goal lead against Gombe United in a thrilling league game, with the reigning champions rescuing a point late on.