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Nickel 28 Releases Update on Giga Royalty: Secures Mitsubishi as Development Partner

TORONTO, ONTARIO, August 15, 2022—Nickel 28 Capital Corp. (“Nickel 28” or the “Company”) (TSXV: NKL) (FSE: 3JC0) is pleased to provide an update on its 2.0% Net Smelter Return (“NSR”) royalty from Giga Metal’s (“Giga”) Turnagain Nickel/Cobalt deposit.  Earlier today, Giga announced the formation of a joint venture with Mitsubishi Corporation to pursue the development of the Turnagain Nickel Deposit in northern British Columbia, Canada.  This joint venture reinforces the Company’s belief that the Turnagain deposit is world class and will meet the highest environmental standards. Turnagain is extraordinarily well positioned to support the anticipated electric vehicle demand growth in North America for battery metals such as nickel and cobalt.  Given the global stature of Mitsubishi Corporation and their strategy to invest in top tier mining projects, the Company believes that the Turnagain project has cleared an important hurdle towards achieving development.

About Nickel 28

Nickel 28 Capital Corp. is a nickel-cobalt producer through its 8.56% joint-venture interest in the producing, long-life and world-class Ramu Nickel-Cobalt Operation located in Papua New Guinea. Ramu provides Nickel 28 with significant attributable nickel and cobalt production thereby offering our shareholders direct exposure to two metals which are critical to the adoption of electric vehicles. In addition, Nickel 28 manages a portfolio of 13 nickel and cobalt royalties on development and exploration projects in Canada, Australia and Papua New Guinea.

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The forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of the date of this release and, other than as required by applicable securities laws, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. The forward-looking statements contained in this release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.

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Investor Contact:

Nickel 28 Investor Relations
Tel: 289.314.4766