Jourdan Appoints Stephen Wallace as Vice President of Exploration

Mississauga, Ontario CANADA, May 09, 2012 /FSC/ - Jourdan Resources Inc. (JOR - TSX Venture),(www.jourdan.ca) welcomes the addition of Stephen Wallace P. Geo, who has joined the Company as Vice President, Exploration and will be the primary Qualified Person for the Company's exploration projects.

Mr. Wallace is a professional geologist who is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO) with 30 years of experience throughout Canada and internationally. Until recently he held the position of Senior VP Exploration of Trade Winds Ventures Inc. (TWD) a TSX Venture company, which was acquired by Detour Gold Inc. Prior to working with TWD Mr. Wallace was the President and CEO of Castle Resources Inc., a TSX Venture company. Throughout his career, Mr. Wallace has held management and technical positions with major and junior resource companies including Goldcorp, BHP and Noranda.

"Having the opportunity to work with Jourdan with multiple projects at various stages of exploration, and in varying commodities will provide an exciting challenge that I look forward to. Jourdan's Dissimieux Lake Phosphate Project drilling that is currently underway and Jourdan's Jazz Phosphate Property adjacent to d'Arianne Resources advanced phosphate project have the potential to make Jourdan a key player in the fertilizer industry in Canada" comments Stephen Wallace, VP Exploration for Jourdan.

"We are excited to have Stephen join our team" states Jourdan President Michael Dehn. "Having a geologist with the experience and foresight of Stephen joining the team will allow us to accelerate our exploration and development projects in phosphates. We believe that Stephen will also aid us in maximizing shareholder value in our non-phosphate properties such as our Vallee Lithium property, adjacent to Canada Lithium's Quebec Lithium project which is currently constructing an open-pit lithium carbonate mine and processing plant near Val d'Or, Quebec."

About Jourdan Resources

Jourdan Resources Inc. is a Canadian junior mining exploration company trading under the symbol JOR on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Company is focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of mining properties in phosphates. The Company's properties are currently at the exploration stage and are located along the North Shore, the Mauricie, the Abitibi and James Bay regions of Quebec.

Please visit the Company's website at www.jourdan.ca

For further information please contact:

Michael Dehn Glen Wylie, CMA

President and CEO CFO

Tel: (647) 477-2382 Tel: (647) 477-3758

Fax: (647) 477-2389 Fax: (647) 477-2389

michael@jourdan.ca glen@jourdan.ca

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this news release, including any information as to our strategy, projects, plans or future financial or operating performance and other statements that express management's expectations or estimates of future performance, may constitute forward-looking information (collectively "forward-looking information") within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information may be identified by terminology such as "may", "will", "could", "should", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "intend", "estimate", "projects", "predict", "potential", "continue" or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts and include, but are not limited to, resource estimates, capital and operating expenditures, economic conditions, availability of sufficient financing, receipt of approvals, satisfaction of closing conditions and any and all other timing, development, operational, financial, economic, legal, regulatory and/or political factors that may influence future events or conditions. Such forward-looking statements are based on a number of material factors and assumptions, including, but not limited to, access to capital markets and other sources of financing and associated cost of funds, final receipt of any required approvals, sufficient working capital for development and operations, access to adequate services and supplies, availability of markets for products, commodity prices, foreign currency exchange rates, interest rates, availability of a qualified work force, availability of manufacturing equipment, no material changes to the tax and regulatory regime, the ultimate ability to execute business plans on economically favourable terms and those material factors and assumptions disclosed in other public filings of Jourdan Resources.

While we consider these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available to us, they may prove to be incorrect. Actual results may vary from such forward-looking information for a variety of reasons, including but not limited to, risks and uncertainties disclosed in other public Jourdan Resources filings, changes in general economic, market and business conditions, competition for, among other things, capital and skilled personnel, and other unforeseen events or circumstances, that may cause the actual financial results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from estimated future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Copies of the Company's public filings under applicable Canadian securities laws are available at www.sedar.com. The Company further cautions that information contained on, or accessible through, this website is current only as of the date of filing such information and may be superseded by subsequent events or filings. Other than as required by law, Jourdan Resources does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward looking information to reflect, among other things, new information or future events.

Although the Company believes many of its properties have promising potential, its properties are in the early stages of exploration. None have yet been shown to contain proven or probable mineral reserves. There can be no assurance that such reserves will be identified on any property, or that, if identified, any mineralization may be economically extracted.

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. Statements in this release that are not historic facts are "forward-looking statements" and readers are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and that actual developments or results, may vary materially from those in these "forward-looking statements.

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Source: Jourdan Resources Inc. (TSXV:JOR.V - News) http://www.jourdan.ca

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