Stand Up for Nigeria said the IMN which proscribed by a court over the weekend was only using CORE to cause panic among Nigerians following its proscription by the Nigerian Government.
Some members of the Boko Haram terrorists operating in the northeast on Saturday, July 27, launched an attack on mourners in a village in Nganzai local government area of Borno state, killing 65 people.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has reacted to its declaration as a terrorist organisation by a federal high court in Abuja.
The national coordinator of CATE, Gabriel Onoja, the group said the sect is still reeling over the heavy beatings received from the troops, resorted to kidnap as they are desperately in need of money for food.
The Emir of Gwoza in Borno state, Mohammed Shehu-Timta, has returned home following relative peace and security five years after displacement from the kingdom by Boko Haram insurgents.
The Nigerian Army, through its spokesman, Colonel Sagir Musa, said that it has killed two top terrorists in Borno and recovered some weapons from them during the Operation Halaka Dodo by soldiers in the state.