The League Management Company [LMC] Limited announced the suspension of the matches in the troubled northeastern city of Nigeria on Friday via its official Twitter handle.
The suspension of matches in Maiduguri will start with the game between El-Kanemi Warriors and league leaders, Abia Warriors, scheduled among match day 2 fixtures.
The LMC Limited has advised all clubs participating in the Nigerian premier division to "await further directive" on the new home ground for El-Kanemi Warriors.
"El-Kanemi Warriors vs Abia Warriors Week 2 match put on hold. All NPFL league matches scheduled for Maiduguri suspended. All Glo Premier League teams have been advised to await further directive," stated the management company