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Title: List of Highest Goal Scorers in Nigeria Premier League (1990 – 2014)
Author: Benson Chukwueke
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Highest goal scorer award was instituted in 1990 as the league was rebranded as Nigeria Premier League and it was Is...




















Highest goal scorer award was instituted in 1990 as the league was rebranded as Nigeria Premier League and it was Ishaya Jatau that set the first record of 17 goals. It took another 20 years before the jinx was broken by Ahmed Musa in 2009/2010 season with 18 goals. Just a year after, Jude Aneke raised the bar again with 20 goals. And in the just concluded season, Mfon Udoh took the new goal record to 23. 

See below the list of top scorer from 1990 till date. 







  • 1990-Ishaya Jatau (Iwuanyanwu Nationale), 17 goals
  • 1991-Richard Ojomo (Bendel United), 12 goals
  • 1992-Arthur Moses (Super Stores), 10 goals
  • 1993-Tony Nwigwe (Iwuanyanwu Nationale), 13 goals
  • 1994-Olumide Harris (Shooting Stars), 14 goals
  • 1995-Ben Agadah (Gombe United), 12 goals
  • 1996-Peter Anyiolobi (Enyimba), 9 goals
  • 1997-Paul Kpoughoul (Jasper United/BCC Lions), 16 goals
  • 1998-Hassan Minda (Gombe United), 14goals
  • 1999-Emmanuel Agbo (Iwuanyanwu Nationale), 14 goals
  • 2000-Peter Ijeh (Julius Berger), 14 goals
  • 2001-Uche Okereke (Enugu Rangers), 13 goals
  • 2002-Joetex Frimpong (El-Kanemi), Victor Ezeji (Dolphins), 16 goals
  • 2003-Chibuzor Ozurumba (Iwuanyanwu), Endurance Idahor (Julius Berger) 12 goals each
  • 2004-Kabiru Alausa (Berger), 13 goals
  • 2005-Timothy Anjembe (Lobi Stars), Joseph Akpala (Insurance), Charles Omokaro (Sharks), 12 goals each
  • 2006 -Ibenebu Ikechukwu (El Kanemi), 10 goals
  • 2007 - Ameh Aruwa (Kaduna United), 10 goals
  • 2007/2008 - Abubakar Babale (Wikki Tourist/Sunshine Stars), 14 goals
  • 2008/2009 - Akarandut Orok (Akwa United), 17 goals
  • 2009/2010 - Ahmed Musa (Kano Pillars), 18 goals (Set New Record)
  • 2010/2011 – Jude Aneke (Kaduna United), 20 goals (Set New Record)
  • 2011/2012 – Sibi Gwar (Niger Tornadoes), 17 goals
  • 2012/2013 – Victor Namo (Nasarawa United), 18 goals
  • 2013/2014 – Mfon Udoh (Enyimba), 23 goals (Set New Record)

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