After dropping 2-0 towards Heartland, Rivers United had been unable to develop their lead on the high of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Chukwudi Nwaodu missed a penalty kick early within the first half, giving Heartland the possibility to seize the lead.
Sunday Chinedu nodded dwelling Nwaodu’s corner-kick to place the Naze Millionaires forward within the 54th minute.
Following a defence-splitting go from substitute Alexander Alfred, Chijoke Mbaoma put the sport past the hosts seven minutes later.
Enyimba improved to fifth place in Aba after a 2-1 victory over Lobi Stars.
Enyimba took the lead within the 54th minute when Samuel Kalu headed in Sadiq Abubakar’s cross.
After Austine Oladapo’s try was diverted into his path inside the realm, Samuel Stone scored Enyimba’s second objective 4 minutes from time.
Deep throughout stoppage time, Lobi Stars’ Samuel Ganda reduce the deficit.
Minna Munir Idris scored the game-winning objective in Niger Tornadoes’ 1-0 victory over Gombe United on the Bako Kontagora Stadium.
Enyimba 2-1 Lobi Stars
Tornadoes 1-0 Gombe Utd
Heartland 2-0 Rivers Utd