The concept of strike is a relative term in any industrialized society, and they are usually common occurrences in every such society. Strike over the years has been used as a veritable weapon of warfare for workers in various industries in other to drive home
their grievances and point and also to compel negotiations and enforce collective agreements. However, over the years, statistic
have shown that rather than enhance and foster industrial peace, collective labour relations have been the driving force and main instrument for industrial unrest in various sector. Strike if not
properly staged and controlled, can lead to loss of National economy and imminent hardship to workers, the employers and the society at large. There are thus doubts whether the right to strike by workers is a legitimate right open to workers under the Nigeria Labour Law. This dissertation thus aimed at examining the extent
to which the right of strike is provided for and protected under the Nigeria Labour Law. It also brought to the fore the shortcomings
inherent in the Nigeria Labour Laws as it pertains to the right of the workers to lawfully and meaningfully use strike as a veritable
tool for the effective and efficient trade unionism. Generally, the Right to strike as recognized under the International Law is an
important fundamental aspect of Human Right and has existed as far as mankind has existed. However, such rights must be pertaining to labour and industrial related issues. And in as much as these rights are protected, there are still certain restrictions, and conditions imposed on these rights. The question thus is, is there really a right to strike if there are so much of such restrictions and conditions imposed before the exercise of same.