August 4, 2011

Dr. Christopher JV Wheatley Joins Board of Nubian Resources Ltd

ABBOTSFORD, BC, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Nubian Resources Ltd (TSX.V:NBR) is
pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Christopher J V Wheatley,
Economic Geologist, to the Board in the capacity of Non Executive

Chris Wheatley obtained his doctorate from Imperial College London and
was subsequently awarded the Edgar Pam Fellowship and William
Frechville Prize from the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy in London.
 He has peer reviewed  many technical papers and has filed numerous NI
43-101 reports in base metals, precious metals, industrial minerals and
iron ore. Dr Wheatley brings to Nubian Resources a wealth of
exploration experience, his career spanning more than 40 years in
Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America, having spent 20 years
with the Billiton-Shell Group in various exploration management
positions and managed exploration for the Saudi Arabian Mining Company

Dr. Wheatley will join Nubian's Technical Committee, presently chaired
by metallurgist Mr. Larry Treadgold, BSc (Hons), and will be able to
provide expert opinions on various properties held by Nubian, including
Excelsior; the company's advanced exploration gold property in Nevada.

Stock Options Granted

The company has granted 50,000 options to Dr. Wheatley at an exercise
price of $0.50 for a period of 10 years from the date of issuance.  The
Company has 117,777 options remaining under the stock option plan.

President and CEO of Nubian Graham Chisholm comments: "We are pleased to
have Chris Wheatley join our board and his experience and expertise
will be greatly appreciated as he will also help us to critically
assess a possible flagship property being considered by Nubian".

"Graham Chisholm"

Graham Chisholm
President & CEO

This release includes certain statements that are "forward-looking
statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of
historical facts that address future exploration, development and
production activities, and other circumstances, events and developments
that the Company expects, are forward-looking statements. Although
management believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking
statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not
guarantees of future performance, and actual results, events and
developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking
statements. The occurrence of certain risk factors, the probability of
which is unknown, may also affect actual results, events and
developments expected by the Company.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider
(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE Nubian Resources Ltd.