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What is Baba Ijebu?

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Baba Ijebu is one of the most popular gaming companies in Nigeria. It is a lotto platform which also offers online sport betting to its customers. The company was registered with the name Premier Lotto Limited, but is more popularly referred to as Baba Ijebu. Do you want to know the reason behind this? Then keep reading!

Premier Lotto is the oldest known betting company in Nigeria, hence its name. It was registered under the Corporate Affairs Commission in 2001. Baba Ijebu offers betting and lotto services on major sporting events occurring in Nigeria. Customers can play sport betting, football betting and place Baba Ijebu bets on games.

Baba Ijebu operates as a prediction game business that selects winners on a basis of chance. It is very popular among low income earners because of its affordability and availability offline. With as little as 50 Naira, you can place stakes on a game! An online platform is also available to internet users to access the games. Customers can also access the games on the Baba Ijebu Lotto App, which is available for download on the Google play store. With the app, subscribers can play the games on their phones without the need for browsers.

Baba Ijebu is a lotto business that also offers services on major sporting events in Nigeria. It selects winners on a basis of chance.

Who owns Baba Ijebu?

Baba Ijebu was founded by gaming magnate Sir Kesington Adebukunola Adebutu CON, KJW, FISM. Adebutu was born on October 24, 1935 in Iperu Remo, Ikenne township of Ogun state. He received his elementary education in Ikenne at Wesley Primary School till Primary 4 before later moving to Ijero Baptist School in Ebute-Metta, Lagos where he completed his education. He thereafter proceeded to the Baptist Academy, Lagos for his secondary education in January 1954.

Adebutu was offered a scholarship to be trained as a teacher at Iwo Baptist College, but he turned down the offer and instead started work at Cable and Wireless Ltd, which later became NITEL. Thereafter, he worked as a sales manager and then as a regional overseer at Claffin Chemical Ltd.

The business magnate did not stay too long at the pharmaceutical company. An entrepreneur at heart, he itched to start his own enterprise. However, because he did not have enough capital to start a big enterprise, he decided to start a pool business, Face-to-Face Million Dollar Pools Limited.

From a small shop at Idi-Oro in Lagos, Baba Ijebu has grown into a mega-franchise, Nigeria’s most trusted bookmaker, boasting of 200 principal agents overseeing 16,000 retail gaming representatives sprawled across South-western Nigeria. Baba Ijebu has a management team that has a vast wealth of experience in the gaming industry spanning over 40 years combined. Adebutu’s children now hold different administrative roles in the company, but he himself still serves on the board as the current CEO of the company.

Kensington Adebutu, CEO, Premier Lotto.

How to Register on Premier Lotto

Baba Ijebu is a gaming site where picking the right numbers is what matters at the end. To play Baba Ijebu, you need to register to have an account with Premier Lotto. To open a Premier Lotto account, you can follow the instructions stated below.

  1. Visit the Baba Ijebu website at www.babaijebu.ng/
  2. At the right top corner of the website, click on the “Register” button to go to the registration page.
  3. On the registration page a form shows up where you are required to input your Username, Email Address, Password, and Referral email address.
  4. After filling the form, proceed to click check on the “Terms and Conditions box”. This shows that you agree with their terms.
  5. Finally, click on the “REGISTER” button to complete your registration and make a deposit to fund your Premier Lotto wallet.
How to Play Baba Ijebu Online

Once you have opened an account and funded your wallet, you can now begin to select draws and preferred numbers in the lotto section. Baba Ijebu offers different draw and game types. However, the most popular game type is the NAP2 ticket. This is because it is the simplest one to play. To play a NAP2 ticket, please follow the instructions below.

  1. Choose a draw to play in (all draws use the same format, they just take place at different times).
  2. Select 2 numbers between 1-90
  3. Set how much you would like to pay for your ticket. The minimum amount is 50 Naira and the maximum is 50,000 Naira.

Apart from the NAP2 ticket, Baba Ijebu also offers other games that have the same structure. All you have to do to play the other NAP tickets is to select any 2 numbers and set how much you would like to stake. If your numbers get drawn out, you win!

You can place stakes on a game with as little as 50 Naira!


Baba Ijebu boasts of its contribution to the reduction of unemployment rates among Nigerian youths. It does this by offering various employment opportunities to the teeming Nigerian youth population at different stages of the business value chain. Are you interested in finding out more about the Nigerisn unemployment situation? Then check out this proposition by the Senate to reduce unemployment.

With its strong management team that comprises of experienced gaming experts, Baba Ijebu has turned out to be one of the biggest lotto businesses in West Africa. Premier Lotto partnered with EDITEC S.A of Paris, as well as some indigenous business and technology professionals to provide technology and back end support for the company, in a bid to achieve “best practice”. This also helps to ensure that timely and excellent service is constantly being offered to its customers. This has enabled the business to continuously provide fast and reliable services to its ever growing customer base.