Northern Freegold Completes Private Placement

Vancouver, BC – April 5, 2016 – Northern Freegold Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: NFR) www.northernfreegold.com is pleased to announce that it has closed the previously announced private placement. A total of 10,050,734 units (the “Units”) at a price of $0.06 per Unit for gross proceeds of $603,044.04 (the “Offering”). Each Unit is comprised of one common share of the Issuer (the “Unit Share”) and one half of one transferable common share purchase warrant of the Issuer (each whole warrant, a “Warrant”). Each Warrant is exercisable into an additional common share at a price of $0.10 per share (a “Warrant Share”) for a period of 3 years from the date of closing (the “Closing Date”).

After six months from the Closing Date, should the daily volume weighted average trading price of the common shares of the Company exceed $0.25 for ten consecutive trading days, the Company may, within 30 days of such an occurrence, give notice to the warrantholders that it is accelerating the expiry date of the Warrants such that the Warrants will expire following the 30th day from the date of the notice unless exercised prior to such date.

All securities issued in connection with the Offering will be subject to a four month hold period expiring on August 6, 2016, in accordance with applicable Canadian securities laws. Net proceeds of the private placements will be used for general working capital purposes and to advance the Company’s mineral properties. The Offering remains subject to final acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Northern Freegold
Northern Freegold is a growth oriented Canadian-based precious metals exploration and development company and is focused on creating value through the advancement of the district scale Freegold Mountain project in Yukon. For maps and detailed information, please visit our website at www.northernfreegold.com

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO THE UNITED STATES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES

On behalf of the Board of Directors
Signed “Paul Reynolds”
Paul Reynolds, President

For further information please contact:

Paul Reynolds, President
Northern Freegold Resources Ltd.
+1 604 893 8757

John Anderson, Chairman
Northern Freegold Resources Ltd.
+1 604 218 7400

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