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Megola Inc.

December 18, 2009 12:00 ET

Megola Inc. Announces Addition to Its Advisory Board

James H. Shanley, Jr., Fire Protection Engineer

POINT EDWARD, ON--(Marketwire - December 18, 2009) - Megola Inc. (OTCBB: MGON) announces that it has added another prominent individual in the area of Fire Safety to the Company's Advisory Board.

Mr. James H. Shanley, Jr. brings to Megola a vast breadth of knowledge, experience, and technical aptitude from the field of Fire Protection. He joins Mr. Bill Biscontini, Mr. Sufan Siauw and Mr. David Williams as members of Megola's Advisory Board.

Megola utilizes the skill sets of its Advisory Board members for strategic planning input, as well as evaluation of business and product opportunities. Mr. Shanley will make available his vast knowledge concerning fire safety to assist with the ongoing development of the Hartindo line of Anti-Fire Products.

James H. Shanley, Jr

James H. Shanley, Jr., is an internationally known fire, arson and explosion incident investigator, forensic engineer, fire protection engineer and registered Professional Engineer. He has more than twenty-two years of experience in the fire and explosion engineering field and his current professional duties with a major, US-based multi-line insurance company include the investigation and analysis of fire and explosion incidents worldwide, fire protection engineering analyses, computer fire modeling, management of a staff of 14 forensic staff, and participation in and supervision of forensic and fire engineering/science testing. Mr. Shanley has qualified numerous times as an expert witness in United States Federal and State courts, and Canadian Supreme Courts in the areas of fire origin determination, fire causation, fire analysis, fire chemistry, fire protection systems, computer fire modeling, forensic engineering, and product safety analysis and design.

Mr. Shanley holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (B.Ch.E.) from Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, (1984) and a Master of Science, Fire Protection Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Massachusetts (1987). Mr. Shanley is a Professional Engineer registered in Connecticut, Virginia, Illinois and Maryland. He holds National Certification Board registration as a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) from the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI) and is a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) as conferred by the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI). He is certified at the Fire Officer II level by the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Fire Investigators.

Mr. Shanley has been a volunteer firefighter since 1976 and currently holds the rank of Captain with the Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department (Litchfield County, CT). Duties include emergency response, staff supervision, administrative tasks and, as the training officer, is responsible for training of all department members. Mr. Shanley holds the publically elected position of Clerk as a member of the Board of Directors for the Barkhamsted Fire District.

"Mr. Shanley's credentials speak for themselves. Jim is a welcome addition to our Advisory Board, providing us with an incredible level of depth in the areas of fire protection, fire engineering and the insurance industry," states Darryl Germain, COO of Megola Inc.

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The matters set forth in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially. These risks are detailed from time to time in the company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission including the company's Annual Report, Quarterly Reports and other periodic filings. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. The company disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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