It was learnt that the villages were attacked by bandits who entered Niger from Sarkin pawa which shares boundary with Kaduna State.
The Secretary to the Niger state Government, Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Matane confirmed the attack in a telephone interview.
He however did not give actual number of those who died from the attack.
He added that the State Government is not resting on its oars to rid the State of crime and criminality.
According to him, a team of policemen have been despatch to the area to protect Sarkin Pawa.