A senior member of the group, Abdulmuni Ibrahim Mohammed, told Reuters after his arrest in Kano state Monday: “We do not believe in Western education. It corrupts our ideas and beliefs. That is why we are standing up to defend our religion.”
Too bad their supposedly superior education model hasn't quite informed them that Islam is not "their" religion either. But I suppose it's easier to get people to burn and kill then to actually, you know, build something.