Vancouver, B.C.; Confederation Minerals Ltd. (“Confederation” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: CFM) is pleased to announce that it has granted 100,000 non-transferable stock options (each an “Option”) to a consultant (the “Consultant”) engaged by the Company. Each option entitles the Consultant to purchase one common share from the Company at a price of $1.04 per share for a period of 2 years expiring on April 18th, 2013, subject to any earlier termination in accordance with the terms of the Company’s stock option plan and applicable rules and regulations.

About Confederation Minerals Ltd.
Confederation Minerals Ltd. is a British Columbia based company engaged in the business of acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties. Its objective is to locate and develop economic precious and base metals properties of merit. Confederation Minerals Ltd. holds an option agreement to acquire up to 70% of the Newman Todd project in the Red Lake Mining District of Northern Ontario as well as 100% ownership in two other properties in the Red Lake Mining District of Ontario.

On Behalf of the Board,
Confederation Minerals Ltd.

“Lawrence Dick”

Lawrence A.Dick, Ph.D., P.Geo
President, CEO, and Director

Confederation Minerals Ltd.
Suite 1980, 1075 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, B.C.
Lawrence Dick, President
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