Four people have been killed by bandits in Igabi and Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna state.
Security personnel say the bandits attacked communities across the landscapes in dozens.
Some of the bandits also attacked the Kujama area of Chikun local government area but were repelled by local vigilantes.
But as they retreated to their hideouts, they attacked Janwuriya village in Kajuru local government area killing two brothers.
Maraban Kajuru, also in Kajuru local government area was invaded, and one resident killed.