FIRST BRACE OF THE SEASON:
*Ndifreke Effiong of Abia Warriors remains the first and only player who scored a brace in the ongoing season. His scored in the 52nd and 65th minute against visiting MFM FC of Lagos at the Umuahia Township Stadium in the season's opener which ended 2-0 in favour of the hosts.
*Junior Lokosa of Kano Pillars was the first scorer this season. He scored in the 33rd minute against Katsina United in the season's opener in Katsina on January 14 which ended in a 2-2 draw.
FIRST RED CARD
Victor Dennis of Kano Pillars was the first player to have bagged a red card this season. He was sent off in the 43rd minute during the season's opener against Katsina United following a two-footed tackle against Eric Gwammy.
Ndifreke Effiong -Abia Warriors 2 goals
Junior Lokosa -Kano Pillars 2 goals
Godwin Obaje -IfeanyiUbah 2 goals